Born and raised in Flagstaff, Arizona, Dr. Rau has been passionate about dentistry since he was in high school. He received his undergraduate degree from Northern Arizona University in 1995 and moved forward with attending Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago to graduate in 1999. Following graduation in Chicago, he continued his studies through a residency program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he received a certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry.
Dr. Rau continues to further his dental education by attending Continuing Education classes, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care in all phases of dentistry including soft tissue grafting, implants, TMJ dysfunction, veneers, crowns, bridges, worn teeth, dentures and complete restorative dentistry. His passion is truly in Cosmetic Dentistry and he has seen the benefits of turning a patient's smile completely around. He continually utilizes the Restorative side of dentistry for our patients health to work alongside Cosmetically to achieve the healthiest and aesthetically pleasing smile for each patient.